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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Lignite \Lig"nite\ (l[i^]g"n[imac]t), n. [L. lignum wood: cf. F.
Mineral coal retaining the texture of the wood from which it
was formed, and burning with an empyreumatic odor. It is of
more recent origin than the anthracite and bituminous coal of
the proper coal series. Called also brown coal, wood
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: intermediate between peat and bituminous coal [syn:
lignite, brown coal, wood coal]
From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :
Lignite, ND -- U.S. city in North Dakota
Population (2000): 174
Housing Units (2000): 111
Land area (2000): 0.139831 sq. miles (0.362161 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.139831 sq. miles (0.362161 sq. km)
FIPS code: 46540
Located within: North Dakota (ND), FIPS 38
Location: 48.876908 N, 102.562603 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 58752
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
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